as everyone knows, is an attempt to get unauthorised access to one’s computer
network. Hackers are the persons who are highly skilled in computer and related
activities. There are three types of hackers-the one who hacks for their
personal gain is called black hats, the grey hats are the ones who notifies the
admin of the network system about the weakness in a system. White hats or
ethical hackers are the one who hack to check the level of security and to make
the system more hack proof.
hacking is performed by a company or individual to help identify the threats in
the computer. Internet security and networking is one of the most important
sectors that is rapidly evolving. Thus ethical hackers are hired by famous
multinational companies to find the vulnerability in their system. Financial
service providers, airlines also recruit cyber security experts to increase
their security. Some of the job prospects includes
1. Security consultant
2. Security Certified Programmer
3. Chief Information Security Officer
4. Security Auditor
5. Security Investigator
6. Network Security Engineer
Data security specialist
Computer Forensics Investigator etc.
organisations under Government sector also employ ethical hackers. Forensic
laboratories, detective companies also hire ethical hackers as part of their
field of work.